Jan 15, 2013 4:00am EST
at the open, similar declines in the nasdaq, and s&p 500. joining us now, dan greenhouse. >> good morning to you. >> now let's talk about the nasdaq in particular, way down by apple. let's start with apple, then. what do you see happening with shares from here? >> well, just for starters, we rate the stock a neutral right now and have for several months. i think our advice to investors at this point is probably to stay away. there's a lot of uncertainty. there's a lot of unknowns. the company hasn't saying any about "the wall street journal" article or concerns more generally. so i think it's probably a wise decision to hang out and wait until the company reports and see what kind of guidance they provide. >> and apple, you're looking at a 501 quote there. it is potentially set to open below $500. but, dan, how much of a problem is this going to be for the nasdaq and the indexes more broadly? >> certainly it's more of a problem for the nax das, that's for sure, where it's a considerable portion of the index. it's less, though, for the larger indices like the s&p 500 and certainly the dow.
Jan 18, 2013 4:00am EST
market? we're joined by dan green. did. >> good morning. >> more weej kwan cruise lines, $19 a share. how significant is this or perhaps this week in general given the number of ipos that we're seeing, is this going to be a better year that we're seeing inspect. >> i think it probably is, given the broader markets don't collapse. norwegian lines in particular, they thought about 50% of the company at a valuation of about $2 billion. this ipo puts it at 3.8 billion. but for private equity firms, it's a valuation saying, you know what? there is a public -- that can give us a return. >> you know, that said, they did buy the company in 2008 so you hope there would be a bit of a rebound. what about the likes of the company in the years? >> i think that's one of the big questions here. if you look at i think the 25 largest buyouts, all of which you know is pre-lehman collapse, 1406 them are still in private equity hands. very few have gone public. a couple have been sold off. you have some really big companies here. and you think clear channel, you think first data. companies like that, some ar
Jan 14, 2013 4:00am EST
sw retail advisers. >> thanks, dan. >> yes, good to see you. >> still an, but trade ahead on the program, we'll head out to troy for a sneak peek at automobiles. >> and as we has to break, the dow is looking to continue its rally. ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you turn an entrepreneur's dream... ♪ into a scooter that talks to the cloud? ♪ or turn 30-million artifacts... ♪ into a high-tech masterpiece? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> welcome back to "worldwide exchange." i'm kelly evans. >> and i'm ross westgate. here are your headlines from around the globe. >> u.s. investors look for an encore after the s&p 500 reaches a fresh five-year high as the shanghai composite is up over 3% and foreign investments restrictions will be relaxed. >>> swatch group bought harry winston for $750 million. but u.p.s. walks away from a 5 billion euro deal from tnt. >> and generali unveiled a new major overhaul vowing to boost operating profits by 25%. not too much movement on futures since the last time we checked in